[ ak-sen-choo-ey-ter ]
/ ækˈsɛn tʃuˌeɪ tər /


Electronics. a circuit or network inserted to provide less loss or greater gain to certain frequencies in an audio spectrum, as a preemphasis spectrum.
a person or thing that accentuates.

Origin of accentuator

First recorded in 1875–80; accentuate + -or2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Medical definitions for accentuator

[ ăk-sĕnchōō-ā′tər ]


A substance, such as aniline, that allows an otherwise impossible combination between a histologic element and a stain.
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